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Veiled lady

Phallus indusiatus

Description:

Stinkhorn fungus in the Phallaceae family. Other names it is known by are bamboo fungus, bamboo pith, long net stinkhorn, crinoline stinkhorn or veiled lady. Size: Approximately 12 cm

Habitat:

The fungus is saprobic—deriving nutrients from breaking down wood and plant organic matter.

Notes:

Inside Amazon rain Forest, Carajás National Forest, Pará, Brazil.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Long Net Stinkhorn
Phallus Indusiatus Phallus indusiatus


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2 Comments

AJ Arruda
AJ Arruda 4 years ago

Thanks @CorduneanuVlad and @Jellis for the identification!

AJ Arruda
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AJ Arruda

Parauapebas, PA, Brazil

Spotted on May 24, 2016
Submitted on May 24, 2016

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